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Things to do in London this Friday

It's time to clock off, wind down and get your weekend on...

Find fantastic ideas for things to do on a Friday, just in case you've left it to the last minute. Check out the best entertainment, nightlife and events happening in the capital this Friday. The weekend starts here...

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Garden Variety cocktail bar

Spend your Friday night taking a turn around the Geffrye’s gorgeous garden and sipping a suitably verdant cocktail – perhaps a herb-infused Pimm’s? Food traders will offer dishes that complement the drinks
and there’ll be deckchairs and garden games aplenty.

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Geffrye Museum , Hoxton Friday August 5 2016 - Saturday September 17 2016

SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque

Los Angeles' SuicideGirls are flying into London to perform their 'geek fantasy' spectacular. Striptease numbers will be packed will pop-culture references including Star Wars, Harry Potter, Fifty Shades of Grey and much, much more. Visit the event page to book in advance. 

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Electric Ballroom , Camden Town Friday August 5 2016

Lambeth Palace Garden Open Day

These gorgeous gardens, which have been cultivated since the twelfth century, are open on the first Friday of each month from March until Autumn. Spring brings blooms from the magnolias, flowering cherries and narcissi mounds.

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Lambeth Palace , Lambeth Friday August 5 2016 - Friday October 7 2016

Night Feast

Enjoy the last of the summer evenings with local food and drink in Walthamstow Town Square with arts and crafts, fresh produce and kids entertainment stalls to keep the whole family entertained.

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Walthamstow Town Square , Walthamstow Friday August 5 2016 - Saturday October 1 2016


Steven Spielberg adapts Roald Dahl's book into a warm and welcoming family-friendly adventure

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Finding Dory

Pixar's long-awaited sequel to their beloved underwater adventure is lots of family fun

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The Commune

'Festen' director Thomas Vinterberg's drama is unexpectedly mainstream – but still moving

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Barry Lyndon

Stanley Kubrick's misunderstood masterpiece is back on the big screen where it belongs

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